Friday, November 16, 2007

Automobile Quarterly
Automobile Quarterly
This Day in Auto History:

Taizo Ishida of Toyota is born in Kosugai, Chita, Aichi, Japan
Ettore Bugatti signs a contract with Peugeot to produce his 30th design as the Peugeot Bebe
David Perry Williams of the Edward G. Budd Manufacturing Company is born in Detroit, MI
Ferdinand Porsche is issued a United States patent for his torsion-bar suspension
Leonard Dyer, inventor of the “H-pattern” gearshift gate and other automobile improvements, dies in Winter Park, FL at age 82

Source: Automobile History Day By Day, by Douglas A. Wick

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